Casting calls in Chicago

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The following is a list of movies, TV shows, music videos and commercials looking to cast extras and speaking roles in the Chicago area and reality TV shows scheduled to hold casting calls here. This list is updated every week, so make sure to bookmark this page. Also, check out our 10 tips on how to become an extra.

(NOTE: I have nothing to do with casting, so please don't send me your headshots.)


"Classy"-looking male, 26-40 years old, to play waiter at high end wine bar, "fit" males and females, 23-40 years old for boxing gym scene, "business type" males and females, 28-60 years old, to play mayor's office employees. Details

"Urban"-looking males and females, 21-35 years old, to play music bloggers. Details

Hispanic girl, 10-12 years old. Details

Males and females, 18-40 years old, for hip-hop concert scene Sept. 2. Details

Hispanic male 18-25 years old who own BMX or dirt bike. Details


African-American males and females in their 20s to 80s to play wedding guests. Details

Males in their 50s to 70s to play bartender Sept. 8. Details

Male and female track runners and male football players, 18 years old, for accident scene Sept. 15. Details

African-American male in his late 40's to 60s with acting experience to play father of the bride and African-Americans in their 20s or 30s to play groomsmen and bridesmaids during wedding scene. Details

Football players 18 or 19 years old. Details


Males and females, 16-18 years old, to play public school students Sept. 2. Details


Real nurses, doctors and orderlies. Details


Homecooks for cooking competition. Casting call is Sept. 26. Details

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